I suffer from severe fibromyalgia, and would dearly love to do these exercises, but find that even a few minutes can make me so exhausted that I may be 'laid out' for hours. It is critical to husband one's strength, even while keeping moving. I find it beneficial to go into my garden and pull weeds-gently of course- for a few minutes several times a day. This gets me bending over, and using some gentle stretches. Because of severe back and hip pain, I try to modify a little- a minute or 2 at a time- i don't know how beneficial this is in terms of fitness, but it helps me to keep moving, which is really what those of us with chronic pain need to do.
- 7/30/2012 9:28:24 PM